The Portsmouth Partnership consists of volunteer business leaders from across the community.

Officers

PRESIDENT: Donald W. Comer, Jr.

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT: B. Ross Cherry

SECOND VICE PRES/TREASURER: Christine N. Piersall

SECRETARY: C. Bradford Hunter (Brad)

 


Directors

G. Robert Aston, Jr. 

TowneBank

James E. Bento 

Ocean Marine Yacht Center

Roger L. Brown

Roger Brown’s Restaurant & Sports Bar

Andrew J. Callahan

BB&T

Stephen J. Chaplin 

Ampersand Group Inc.

Bradford R. Cherry (Ross)

Cherry Carpet & Flooring

Dr. Jun Chung

Cardiovascular Specialists

Donald W. Comer, Jr. 

Don Comer Ford, Inc. (Retired)

Nicole Cox

Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

W. Carroll Creecy

Sales Systems, Ltd.

Camille Crofton

Crofton Diving

Joseph M. Donnelly (Joe)

Donnelly Real Properties, LLC

Michael Fitzwater

Special Events Virginia

Johnny J. Garcia

SimIs Inc.

Herbert A. Haneman (Herb)

Western Branch Diesel

Rick Hardee

Hardee Realty Corp.

William H. Hargrove, III 

HBA Architecture & Interior Design

C. Bradford Hunter (Brad)

TowneBank

Delegate Matthew James

Peninsula Council for Workforce Development

J. Kenneth Jolley

Associated Contracting Services, Inc.

Aaron Kelley

Tidewater Global LLC

Michael K. Kerner

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System

Senator L. Louise Lucas

Senate of Virginia – 18th District

Lisa Lucas-Burke

Lucas Lodge

William S. Magann, Jr. (Stan)

W. F. Magann Corp.

Dr. Melvin O. Marriner

Grove Baptist Church

Sarah McCoy

Virginia Port Authority

Jerrold L. Miller

Miller Integrated Management Group

Cannon Moss

Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad

Peggy W. Murphy

Action Automotive

Douglas Nesmith 

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA

Joseph M. Oddis 

Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center

Christine N. Piersall

Williams Mullen

Joel Rhew

Bank of America

Joel Rubin

Representative – Wheelabrator Technologies

Philip M. Rudisill

TowneBank

Robin Schmalbach

Integrated Management Group, LLC

Maurice D. Slaughter

Bayside Harley-Davidson

James E. Toups 

ServPro of Portsmouth

David R. Tynch

Cooper, Spong & Davis, P.C.

P. Edward Webb, III

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Michelle W. Woodhouse

Tidewater Community College

 

Ex-Officios

Dr. Elie Bracy III

Portsmouth City Public Schools

Mallory C. Butler

Portsmouth Economic Development

Jeffrey R. Cunningham

NNSY Public Affairs

Sabrina Evans

Portsmouth Schools Foundation

Peter Kopacz 

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Roderick Madison

Lefcoe Alumni Association

LCDR Krystyn Pecora

US Coast Guard, 5th Division

Dr. Lydia Pettis-Patton

City Manager, City of Portsmouth

Harry L. Short

PRHA

 

Consulting Members

J. Robert Bray

Virginia Port Authority (Retired)

William S. Magann, Sr. 

W. F. Magann Corp.

 Junius H. Williams

Dominion Resource Services

Robert T. Williams 
Tri-City Developers, LLC